21 May 2012, 04:52 PM ET
Get to know the California-based private spaceflight company SpaceX.
21 May 2012, 02:44 PM ET
A look at the most promising commercial space vehicles in development.
21 May 2012, 12:16 PM ET
Private rocket maker SpaceX is officially "go" to launch its Dragon capsule on Tuesday.
21 May 2012, 08:01 AM ET
The second chance for SpaceX to launch its Dragon capsule to orbit comes Tuesday.
20 May 2012, 04:51 AM ET
Engineers will check repairs made to a faulty engine valve on the Falcon 9 rocket.
19 May 2012, 11:30 AM ET
A step-by-step guide to the upcoming Dragon flight to the space station.
19 May 2012, 07:46 AM ET
SpaceX's launch abort Saturday (May 19) may have been caused by a rocket engine issue.
19 May 2012, 04:52 AM ET
An unexpected engine sensor reading forced the Falcon 9 rocket and capsule to abort launch.
19 May 2012, 01:15 AM ET
The Falcon 9 rocket is due to loft SpaceX's Dragon capsule to orbit at 4:55 a.m. ET.
18 May 2012, 03:36 PM ET
The stakes are high for SpaceX's planned launch of the Dragon capsule to the space station on Saturday.
18 May 2012, 02:00 PM ET
A look at five of the most promising private spacecraft in development today.
18 May 2012, 01:53 PM ET
By meeting obligations necessary to keep the ISS fully supplied, commercial space companies can free up NASA to fulfill its charter, which includes human exploration – and settlement – of the Solar System.
18 May 2012, 07:26 AM ET
The Dragon capsule from SpaceX is set to be the first private spaceship to dock at the space station.
17 May 2012, 05:50 PM ET
SpaceX's upcoming test flight could be a defining moment for the commercial spaceflight industry.
17 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Fifteen student experiments are flying aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
17 May 2012, 12:36 AM ET
The three spaceflyers will live aboard the station for four months.
16 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
An upcoming rocket launch could be a watershed moment for private spaceflight.
16 May 2012, 05:35 AM ET
See photos of SpaceX's preparations to launch an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station in May 2012.
15 May 2012, 04:13 PM ET
Several companies are competing for funding under the next round of NASA's commercial crew program.
15 May 2012, 11:00 AM ET
Here's how SpaceX will send a robotic cargo freighter to the International Space Station.
14 May 2012, 03:16 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon space capsule is slated to launch into orbit on May 19 at 4:55 a.m. EDT.
14 May 2012, 12:19 PM ET
The Dragon space capsule is slated to launch May 19 at 4:55 a.m. EDT.
14 May 2012, 09:53 AM ET
Brain-teasers about the private space firm and its Dragon capsule.
11 May 2012, 02:20 PM ET
SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace are joining forces.
09 May 2012, 03:49 PM ET
The crewed version of the Dragon capsule will be able to carry seven passengers.
04 May 2012, 06:55 PM ET
Engineers are conducting final tests to the private Dragon capsule before its upcoming launch.
02 May 2012, 04:54 PM ET
Commercial rocket maker SpaceX will push back the May 7 launch date of its Dragon capsule's flight to the station.
02 May 2012, 11:43 AM ET
Dragon is one contender for the first commercial spacecraft to carry humans to orbit.
02 May 2012, 09:40 AM ET
SpaceX may give up its May 7 target launch date, according to reports.
02 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
SpaceX's Dragon will be the first commercial spacecraft to visit the space station.
30 April 2012, 05:47 PM ET
The nine main engines on the Falcon 9 were worked out for 2 second on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. The rocket will carry the first commercial spacecraft, the Dragon capsule, to dock with the International Space Station.
25 April 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The ultra-rich are getting involved in private spaceflight — and not just as customers.
24 April 2012, 04:44 PM ET
The commercial firm plans to launch its unmanned Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station
23 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The California-based company wants to make humanity a multiplanet species.
23 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
NASA hopes private American spaceships are carrying its astronauts by 2017.
22 April 2012, 11:00 AM ET
The Progress 47 cargo ship delivered more than 2 tons of supplies for the International Space Station.